Mendeley 11 – How to get access to a group in Mendeley online

When a group was created for collaborative purposes, the following steps can be followed to participate in the group:

Instructions for online access to a group

  • Click on Groups (top menu)

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  • Click on the name of the group

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  • The overview of the group will open (see top menu)

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  • Please note: It differs from the window that opens in the desktop application:
    • menu is on left hand side of screen
    • and refer to papers not documents

The papers/documents view screen also differ from the desktop application

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  • Click on members to view the members of the group

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  • To invite members, add email addresses in the box provided

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  • To manage invitations, click on the blue button (right)

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  • If links are blue, the invitee is a Mendeley user
  • If links are black, the invitee is not yet a member of Mendeley
  • This group is owned by me, but the settings can be edited so that somebody else can own it

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  • To edit a group, click on the Edit settings button (see image above)

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Have fun – I believe this feature can improve collaboration between researchers and faculty members.

Please like if found usable or leave a comment to suggest improvements.

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